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Government publishes Climate Action Plan 2021 - Securing our Future.

Published: 4th November 2021

This Plan makes Ireland one of the most ambitious countries in the world on climate.

The Climate Action Plan 2021 provides a detailed plan for taking decisive action to achieve a 51% reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and setting us on a path to reach net-zero emissions by no later than 2050, as committed to in the Programme for Government and set out in the Climate Act 2021.

It will put Ireland on a more sustainable path; cut emissions; create a cleaner, greener economy and society; and protect us from the devastating consequences of climate change. It is a huge opportunity to create new jobs and grow businesses in areas like offshore wind; cutting-edge agriculture; and retrofitting, making our homes warmer and safer.

The Plan lists the actions needed to deliver on our climate targets and sets indicative ranges of emissions reductions for each sector of the economy. It will be updated annually, including in 2022, to ensure alignment with our legally binding economy-wide carbon budgets and sectoral ceilings.

Go to gov.ie for more info:  https://www.gov.ie/en/campaigns/2f87c-climate-action-plan-2021/ 

application/pdfClimate Action Plan 2021.pdf (3.31 MB)
application/pdfClimate Action Plan 2021 - Infographic.pdf (3.31 MB)
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